Slaw Site News – 2012-02-23

Site news for those who read Slaw only via RSS or email

1. Comment Watch:

In the last week there were 34 comments. You might be particularly interested in these:

  • The erudite comment by John Davis on “The Friday Fillip: Time… and Time Again”
  • the comments elaborating on Adam Dodek’s post, “Reform-Minded BC Ready to Tackle Sacred Cows of Justice System”
  • Nate Russell’s comment with the link to an XLS file of all the tweets involved in the recent Twitter moot introduced in Dave Bilinsky’s post, “First Ever Twitter Moot: #Twtmoot”.

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2. SlawTips

This week’s tips on SlawTips are:

You’ll find a brief excerpt of this week’s tips on Slaw, but the links above will take you to the full versions, along with 100 more tips. Advice you can use — short and to the point — every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

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3. Maritime Law Book Selected Summaries

This week’s Maritime Law Book case summaries are in precis on Slaw and full at

  • Moody Estate, Re 2011 ABQB 222 [Limitation of Actions]
  • McLean v. Law Society of Saskatchewan 2012 SKCA 7 [Professional misconduct]
  • Kelly et al. v. Energy Resources Conservation Board (Alta.) et al. 2012 ABCA 19 [Mines and minerals]
  • R. v. Crain (R.N.) 2012 SKCA 8 [Criminal law – narcotics]

Thus far, 213 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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